Come and See!

John 1:43-51 When a person senses a call to ministry in the ELCA, one of the first things they are required to do is sit before a board of people made up of members of the Bishop staff, the Bishop, pastors, and lay persons, called the Candidacy Committee in order to “prove” they are an … More Come and See!

Christmas Day 2017

John 1:1-14 A few weeks ago our office assistant, Debby, came to my office and asked if she could take Gabrielle shopping after work with her granddaughter, Alyssa, to buy a dress for Christmas.  With no meeting that night, thinking it would be fun to go along, that evening, the four of us, along with … More Christmas Day 2017

Christ the King

Matthew 25:31-46 This weekend, here at St. James, alongside of Catholics, Anglicans, Lutherans, and other Protestant churches across the globe, we observe the Feast day of Christ the King. It is the observance of the final Sunday of Ordinary Time, the period of time in the Church calendar outside our major seasons, just before we … More Christ the King